18 Year Old CFB College Student has been charged with smuggling cocaine through the Vance Amory International Airport on Tuesday.
Britany Paola Peets, arrived at the Vance Amory Airport on Friday with the illegal substance in her luggage.
Police officials confirmed that 2.5 Kilos was found on the young Dominican Republic born college student.
She has been charged for the following offences by the Police; Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine with intent to supply, Importation of Cocaine. Other charges are likely to be filed by the Customs Service.
“This interdiction is another success of the collaboration with our partnering agencies, it is this kind of cooperation that will deliver results, I commend both the Customs Officers and our Anti-Drug Unit” said Assistant Commissioner of Police Terrance James, Head of the Operations Directorate. ACP James added “this is the second such interdiction in just over a month, I say well done, continue to be vigilant.”
Ms. Peets moved to St Kitts as a young child from her native home in the Dominican Republic.
In November of last year she was the subject of a Missing Persons report issued by the RSCNPF after she was not seen or heard from by family members for at least a few days. She was subsequently found after a wide spread dissemination of the Missing Person Flyer via social media and whatsapp.